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3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Trinity Enterprise Centre, Barrow on 10th, 17th and 24th March 2017


Course dates: Friday 10th, Friday 17th and Friday 24th March 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4pm

Venue: Trinity Enterprise Centre, Furness Business Park, Ironworks Road, Barrow, LA14 2PN.

Course presenters: Michelle Doherty, Ian Knox and Gail Knopfel

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Newton Rigg on 27th, 29th and 31st March 2017


Course dates: Monday 27th, Wednesday 29th and Friday 31st March 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Newton Rigg, Penrith, CA11 0AH

Course presenters: Jeanette Brown, Claire Phillips, Alison Johnston and Tony Ferguson – Dodd & Co

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Social Media For Beginners course at Carlisle Business Interaction Centre on Thursday 30th March, 2017


In this one-day training, Paul Teague, the Digital Development Manager at Cumbria Chamber of Commerce will talk you through the primary social media channels - Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube, Google+, Instagram & Pinterest.

He'll demonstrate how best to deploy them in your business (if at all!) and all of the tips and tricks that you need to know to make them work hard for your business.

During the day Paul will also discuss time management tools for social media, what to say and do on each channel and why you can't ignore social media as a business.

This session is aimed at complete beginners and novice users.

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

Course date:  Thursday 30th March, 2017

Course times: 10am-4pm

Venue: Carlisle Business Interaction Centre, 4-5 Paternoster Row, Carlisle, CA3 8TT

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Energus, Workington on 12th, 13th and 19th April 2017


Course dates: Wednesday 12th, Thursday 13th and Wednesday 19th April 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Energus, Blackwood Road, Lillyhall Industrial Estate, Workington, CA14 4JW

Course presenters: Deborah Clark, Justine Douglas and Jackie Harris

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.


3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Mintworks, Kendal on 2nd, 3rd and 9th May 2017


Course dates: Tuesday 2nd, Wednesday 3rd and Tuesday 9th May 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Mintworks, 124 Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4EN

Course presenters: Deborah Clark, Justine Douglas and Jackie Harris

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Dodd & Co, Carlisle on 15th, 17th and 19th May 2017


Course dates: Monday 15th, Wednesday 17th and Friday 19th May 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Dodd & Co, FIFTEEN Rosehill, Montgomery Way, Rosehill Estate, Carlisle, CA1 2RW

Course presenters: Jeanette Brown, Claire Phillips, Alison Johnston and Tony Ferguson – Dodd & Co

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Trinity Enterprise Centre, Barrow on 12th, 19th and 26th May 2017


Course dates: Friday 12th, Friday 19th and Friday 26th May 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4pm

Venue: Trinity Enterprise Centre, Furness Business Park, Ironworks Road, Barrow, LA14 2PN.

Course presenters: Michelle Doherty, Ian Knox and Gail Knopfel

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Newton Rigg on 24th, 26th and 30th May 2017


Course dates: Wednesday 24th, Friday 26th and Tuesday 30th May 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Newton Rigg, Penrith, CA11 0AH

Course presenters: Jeanette Brown, Claire Phillips, Alison Johnston and Tony Ferguson – Dodd & Co

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.


3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Energus, Workington on 14th, 15th and 20th June 2017


Course dates: Wednesday 14th, Thursday 15th and Tuesday 20th June 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Energus, Blackwood Road, Lillyhall Industrial Estate, Workington, CA14 4JW

Course presenters: Deborah Clark, Justine Douglas and Jackie Harris

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.


3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Dodd & Co, Carlisle on 5th, 7th and 10th July 2017


Course dates: Wednesday 5th, Friday 7th and Monday 10th July 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Dodd & Co, FIFTEEN Rosehill, Montgomery Way, Rosehill Estate, Carlisle, CA1 2RW

Course presenters: Jeanette Brown, Claire Phillips, Alison Johnston and Tony Ferguson – Dodd & Co

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Trinity Enterprise Centre, Barrow on 7th, 14th and 21st July 2017


Course dates: Friday 7th, Friday 14th and Friday 21st May 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4pm

Venue: Trinity Enterprise Centre, Furness Business Park, Ironworks Road, Barrow, LA14 2PN.

Course presenters: Michelle Doherty, Ian Knox and Gail Knopfel

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Mintworks, Kendal on 12th, 13th and 19th July 2017


Course dates: Wednesday 12th, Thursday 13th and Wednesday 19th March 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Mintworks, 124 Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4EN

Course presenters: Deborah Clark, Justine Douglas and Jackie Harris

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Newton Rigg on 26th, 28th and 31st July 2017


Course dates: Wednesday 26th, Friday 28th and Monday 31st July 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Newton Rigg, Penrith, CA11 0AH

Course presenters: Jeanette Brown, Claire Phillips, Alison Johnston and Tony Ferguson – Dodd & Co

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.


3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Energus, Workington on 2nd, 3rd and 9th August 2017


Course dates: Wednesday 2nd, Thursday 3rd and Wednesday 9th August 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Energus, Blackwood Road, Lillyhall Industrial Estate, Workington, CA14 4JW

Course presenters: Deborah Clark, Justine Douglas and Jackie Harris

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Mintworks, Kendal on 6th, 7th and 13th September 2017


Course dates: Wednesday 6th, Thursday 7th and Wednesday 13th September 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Mintworks, 124 Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4EN

Course presenters: Deborah Clark, Justine Douglas and Jackie Harris

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.


3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Trinity Enterprise Centre, Barrow on 8th, 15th and 22nd September 2017


Course dates: Friday 8th, Friday 15th and Friday 22nd September 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4pm

Venue: Trinity Enterprise Centre, Furness Business Park, Ironworks Road, Barrow, LA14 2PN.

Course presenters: Michelle Doherty, Ian Knox and Gail Knopfel

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Dodd & Co, Carlisle on 13th, 15th and 18th September 2017


Course dates: Wednesday 13th, Friday 15th and Monday 18th September 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Dodd & Co, FIFTEEN Rosehill, Montgomery Way, Rosehill Estate, Carlisle, CA1 2RW

Course presenters: Jeanette Brown, Claire Phillips, Alison Johnston and Tony Ferguson – Dodd & Co

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.


3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Energus, Workington on 4th, 5th and 10th October 2017


Course dates: Wednesday 4th, Thursday 5th and Tuesday 10th October 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Energus, Blackwood Road, Lillyhall Industrial Estate, Workington, CA14 4JW

Course presenters: Deborah Clark, Justine Douglas and Jackie Harris

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Newton Rigg on 4th, 6th and 9th October 2017


Course dates: Wednesday 4th, Friday 6th and Monday 9th October 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Newton Rigg, Penrith, CA11 0AH

Course presenters: Jeanette Brown, Claire Phillips, Alison Johnston and Tony Ferguson – Dodd & Co

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.


3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Mintworks, Kendal on 1st, 2nd and 8th November 2017


Course dates: Wednesday 1st, Thursday 2nd and Wednesday 8th November 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Mintworks, 124 Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4EN

Course presenters: Deborah Clark, Justine Douglas and Jackie Harris

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Trinity Enterprise Centre, Barrow on 3rd, 10th and 17th November 2017


Course dates: Friday 3rd, Friday 10th and Friday 17th September 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4pm

Venue: Trinity Enterprise Centre, Furness Business Park, Ironworks Road, Barrow, LA14 2PN.

Course presenters: Michelle Doherty, Ian Knox and Gail Knopfel

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.


3-Day Starting Your Own Business course at Energus, Workington on 5th, 6th and 7th December 2017


Course dates: Tuesday 5th, Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th December 2017

Course times: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Venue: Energus, Blackwood Road, Lillyhall Industrial Estate, Workington, CA14 4JW

Course presenters: Deborah Clark, Justine Douglas and Jackie Harris

This course is free to attend and lunch is provided.

If you wish to book a place please let me know via LesleyR@cumbriachamber.co.uk, places will be offered on a first come first served basis.